Alumni news

Our alumni are making a mark in their fields throughout New Zealand and around the world. Read about some of their recent achievements.

    Brooke Roberts from Sharesies

    Opening up the world of investment

    Alumna and CEO of online wealth development platform Sharesies Brooke Roberts says she co-founded the start-up to make the world of investment more accessible to everyday New Zealanders.

    Neil Holdom

    From metaphysics to mayoralty

    Alumnus Neil Holdom reflects on his journey from a Philosophy and Political Science student at Victoria University of Wellington to becoming Mayor of New Plymouth.

    Jamil Anderlini

    Wanderlust leads to exciting career

    After completing a Bachelor of Arts at Victoria University of Wellington in 1999, Jamil Anderlini, currently based in Hong Kong as the Asia Editor of the Financial Times, went out into the world looking for adventures—and found no shortage of them.

    Predict HQ team

    The path less mapped

    Victoria University of Wellington alumnus and tech entrepreneur Campbell Brown has followed lots of career twists and turns along the path to San Francisco and his latest venture, PredictHQ. He credits his current success to being open to opportunities and having relentless determination and a willingness to take risks.

    Bianca Andrew

    Finding her voice

    Bianca Andrew studied Performance Voice at the New Zealand School of Music—Te Kōkī (NZSM), graduating in 2011. After a few years as a freelance singer in New Zealand and further study in London, she’s now based in Frankfurt where she sings with the world-renowned Oper Frankfurt.

    Jonty Hodge and Tim Dorrian

    From mentor to manager

    Victoria University of Wellington alumnus and founder of Aro Digital Tim Dorrian is on a quest to improve the digital marketing landscape in New Zealand—and he’s taking several other alumni along with him.